Témiscouata Regional County Municipality

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Témiscouata
Regional county municipality
Location of Témiscouata
Coordinates: 47°41′N 68°53′W / 47.683°N 68.883°W / 47.683; -68.883Coordinates: 47°41′N 68°53′W / 47.683°N 68.883°W / 47.683; -68.883[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Bas-Saint-Laurent
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Serge Fortin
Area[2][3]
 • Total 4,025.80 km2 (1,554.37 sq mi)
 • Land 3,904.90 km2 (1,507.69 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 20,572
 • Density 5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 5.6%
 • Dwellings 10,627
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Website www.mrctemiscouata.qc.ca

Témiscouata is a regional county municipality in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec, Canada. It is located southeast of Rivière-du-Loup, bordering New Brunswick, and is centred on Lake Témiscouata. Its seat is Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac.

Major industries include forestry, agriculture and maple syrup products.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 19 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Témiscouata Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 23,348 —    
1996 23,082 −1.1%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 22,420 −2.9%
2006 21,785 −2.8%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 20,572 −5.6%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Témiscouata Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
20,300
20,115 Decrease 3.8% 99.09% 105 Decrease 4.5% 0.52% 35 Decrease 30.0% 0.17% 45 Decrease 70.0% 0.22%
2006
21,220
20,915 Decrease 4.1% 98.56% 110 Increase 175.0% 0.52% 50 Increase 25.0% 0.24% 145 Increase 480.0% 0.68%
2001
21,910
21,805 Decrease 3.2% 99.52% 40 Decrease 42.9% 0.18% 40 Increase 33.3% 0.18% 25 Increase n/a% 0.11%
1996
22,625
22,525 n/a 99.56% 70 n/a 0.31% 30 n/a 0.13% 0 n/a 0.00%

Transportation[edit]

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[7]

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